Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28), Congressman Tony Gonzales (R-TX-23), Congresswoman Veronica Escobar (D-TX-16), Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (D-TX-34), and Congressman Gabe Vasquez (D-NM-2) introduced the Land Port of Entry (LPOE) Modernization Trust Fund Act. This legislation will establish a trust fund that will be used to (1) construct new ports of… Read more »
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressmen Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28), Garret Graves (R-LA-6), and Mike Bost (R-IL-12) reintroduced the Highway Accident Fairness Act of 2023 to improve the safety of truckers and civilians on U.S. highways. The legislation also protects trucking companies from the financial burdens of defending against or settling fraudulent insurance claims resulting from… Read more »
Washington, DC - Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) and U.S. Congressman Jim Baird (R-IN-04) introduced a resolution emphasizing the need to invest in broadband expansion.
“High-speed broadband is critical for rural America’s growth and prosperity, yet many of our neighbors are unable to obtain reliable Internet access. I remain committed to improving internet speeds… Read more »
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX-28) and U.S. Congressman Jodey Arrington (R-TX-19) introduced the bipartisan I-27 Numbering Act of 2023. This legislation would name the interstate-designated segments of the Texas Ports-to-Plains Corridor as “Interstate Route 27.”
“In the FY22 omnibus appropriations bill, I secured the I-27 highway expansion project… Read more »
San Antonio, TX – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28), Congressman Joaquin Castro (TX-20), and Congressman Lloyd Doggett (TX-37) announced $20,000,000 in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds they secured for the construction of a Ground Load Facility at San Antonio International Airport to improve airport operations and capacity.
This investment will help expand the airport’s… Read more »
San Diego, TX – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $2,965,800 for a new Duval County Emergency Operations Center (EOC). The funds will be used to provide Duval County’s fire department, first responders, and emergency services with a new state-of-the-art facility. The EOC will allow all county department heads to work together during a major disaster for proper and… Read more »
Zapata, Texas - U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced $2,000,000 in federal funding for Zapata County to construct a new, efficient fire station to replace the current building that was built in the 1980s. The current building has outlived its useful lifecycle and faces plumbing issues, water damage, and other structural damage. The new fire station will support both the Zapata… Read more »
Laredo, TX– Today, Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that the Webb County-City of Laredo Regional Mobility Authority (WC-CL RMA) will be receiving $1,600,000 in federal funding to help ensure safe streets and roads for the residents of Webb County. This federal funding will enable the community to develop a plan of action to significantly improve pedestrian, cyclist,… Read more »
Pleasanton, TX—Today, U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced that the Pleasanton Municipal Airport will receive $600,000 in federal funding for the construction of a new fuel farm to replace the airport’s current, outdated fuel system. The new fuel farm, consisting of two 10,000-gallon tanks and a new JET A fuel tank, will provide a better delivery system and added… Read more »
Washington, DC – Today, U.S. Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) announced submission of a bipartisan, bicameral letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting additional funding for the U.S.-Mexico Border Water Infrastructure Program (BWIP). The letter requests $100 million to expand the BWIP in Fiscal Year 2024 and help finance critical water infrastructure in… Read more »